Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Jeff and Patsy Gooch Funeral Directors

Jeff Gooch is a Rockville native, a graduate of Rockville High School and Mid-America College of Funeral Service. Active in community affairs he has served as president of the Rockville-Parke Lions Club, Parke Lodge # 8, Parke County Community Foundation board, Parke County Unit of the American Cancer Society board, the board of Director's for Hightower Services, Inc. in association with the Indiana Funeral Directors Association, Rockville Cemetery board and Rockville Park board. He served on the last Rockville Community School Board before the consolidation of Rockville and Turkey Run Schools to form North Central Parke Community School Corporation in 2012. He and his entire family are active members of the Rockville Christian Church.

Patsy Gooch is a Kingman native, graduate of Fountain Central High School and a graduate of Vincennes University Funeral Service Program. She is active in her community, has served as president of Rockville Tri-Kappa and volunteers for many activities. She is a member of Rockville Christian Church where she teaches Sunday School. Jeff and Patsy have four children, Erin Hontz married to Paul Hontz living in Holland, Michigan, Jeffrey a sophomore at ISU, Jack a junior and Joel a 8th grader both at Rockville Jr/Sr High School.

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Jody A. Gooch Funeral Director

Jody is also a Rockville native, a Rockville High School graduate attended Marion College, Indiana State University and graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service. Member of Rockville Christian Church. Jody and his wife Jill a teacher for Greencastle schools have a daughter Caroline and a son Samuel and twins, Will and Sophia.

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Karen Jeffries Office Manager/Executive Secretary

Karen is a graduate of Riverton Parke High School, attended Indiana State University and graduated from Ivy Tech Community College. She assist those we serve in many areas including the day to day administrative activities, accounting, insurance, veterans benefits, DVD tributes, personalization of the service, monument design and assist with pre-planning. She is a warm and caring individual and a huge asset to our firm. She stays busy with many sporting activities with her daughter Karlee who is a sophomore at Rockville Jr/Sr High School.

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Staff Associates

Harry Baggerly

Ruthann Baysinger

Brent Dailey

Jack Gooch

Jeffrey Gooch, Jr.

Joel Gooch

Jana Guoli

Julia Hickman

Larry Stephens

Joe Walters

Jeff and Patsy Gooch

Funeral Directors
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Jeff Gooch is a Rockville native, a graduate of Rockville High School and Mid-America College of Funeral Service. Active in community affairs he has served as president of the Rockville-Parke Lions Club, Parke Lodge # 8, Parke County Community Foundation board, Parke County Unit of the American Cancer Society board, the board of Director's for Hightower Services, Inc. in association with the Indiana Funeral Directors Association, Rockville Cemetery board and Rockville Park board. He served on the last Rockville Community School Board before the consolidation of Rockville and Turkey Run Schools to form North Central Parke Community School Corporation in 2012. He and his entire family are active members of the Rockville Christian Church.

Patsy Gooch is a Kingman native, graduate of Fountain Central High School and a graduate of Vincennes University Funeral Service Program. She is active in her community, has served as president of Rockville Tri-Kappa and volunteers for many activities. She is a member of Rockville Christian Church where she teaches Sunday School. Jeff and Patsy have four children, Erin Hontz married to Paul Hontz living in Holland, Michigan, Jeffrey a sophomore at ISU, Jack a junior and Joel a 8th grader both at Rockville Jr/Sr High School.

Jody A. Gooch

Funeral Director
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Jody is also a Rockville native, a Rockville High School graduate attended Marion College, Indiana State University and graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service. Member of Rockville Christian Church. Jody and his wife Jill a teacher for Greencastle schools have a daughter Caroline and a son Samuel and twins, Will and Sophia.

Karen Jeffries

Office Manager/Executive Secretary
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Karen is a graduate of Riverton Parke High School, attended Indiana State University and graduated from Ivy Tech Community College. She assist those we serve in many areas including the day to day administrative activities, accounting, insurance, veterans benefits, DVD tributes, personalization of the service, monument design and assist with pre-planning. She is a warm and caring individual and a huge asset to our firm. She stays busy with many sporting activities with her daughter Karlee who is a sophomore at Rockville Jr/Sr High School.

Staff Associates

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Harry Baggerly

Ruthann Baysinger

Brent Dailey

Jack Gooch

Jeffrey Gooch, Jr.

Joel Gooch

Jana Guoli

Julia Hickman

Larry Stephens

Joe Walters